Dr. Viñas-de-Puig’s Book Chapter Published

Professor Ricard Viñas-de-Puig’s book chapter “Psych predicates, light verbs, and Phase Theory: On the implications of Case assignment to the Experiencer in non-leísta experience predicates” has been published in Contemporary advances in theoretical and applied Spanish linguistic variation, edited by Juan J. Colomina-Almiñana and published by Ohio State University Press.

Dr. Divine’s Study Accepted for Publication: Internat’l Journal of Iberian Studies

Professor Susan Divine’s article “Affect, Aliens, and Crisis in Nacho Vigalondo’s Extraterrestre” has will be published  in the International Journal of Iberian Studies.

Steven Kramer, Spanish 2014, Accepted into Graduate Program in Linguistics at UNC-Chapel Hill

Steven Kramer, double major in International Business and Spanish with a minor in German (CofC ’14), will begin the MA program in linguistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in fall 2017.

College of Charleston Hosts 84th Meeting of SECOL

Due to the efforts of Drs. Ricard Viñas-de-Puig (Organizer) and Elizabeth Martínez-Gibson (Co-Organizer), the College of Charleston sponsored the 84th Meeting of the Southeastern Conference on Linguistics on March 8-11, 2017.  CofC students Bethany Blamphin and Torrie Buchanan also collaborated with their research presentations.  Click here for the complete conference program.

The following co-sponsored this event:

Linguistics Program
Department of Hispanic Studies
School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs
Avery Research Center
Office of Institutional Diversity

Dr. Susan Divine Presents Research at Midwest Modern Language Association’s Annual Conference

At the Midwest Modern Language Association’s 58th Annual Convention on November 10-13 in St. Louis, Missouri, Professor Susan Divine presented her paper “Javier Olivares from La luna de Madrid to El ministerio del tiempo.”  Click here for full conference program.

Dr. Del Mastro Presents in “State of Publishing Today” at 2016 MIFLC

Professor Mark P. Del Mastro organized, chaired and presented in the academic panel “The State of Publishing Today” during the 66th Annual Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference (MIFLC) at  James Madison University on October 15, 2016.  Dr. Del Mastro is past president of MIFLC and current member of the MIFLC Executive Committee.

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Del Mastro (center) with fellow panelists Drs. Jeremy Cass of Furman University
and Ben Fraser of East Carolina University.

Dr. Emily S. Beck Co-Founds South Carolina Medievalists Group

Along with Dr. Caroline Dunn of Clemson University, Professor Emily S. Beck has co-founded the South Carolina Medievalists Group, an informal body of professional scholars of all disciplines – faculty and students alike – based in South Carolina. The group meeting provides the opportunity for medievalists and premodernists to connect with other researchers throughout our state and engage in informal conversations about current academic approaches and the state of medieval research and teaching in South Carolina. We welcome professionals in any area or discipline relating to medieval or premodern studies, as well as those engaged in interdisciplinary and pedagogical approaches.

The current group includes researchers in a broad range of academic disciplines. For more information, or to join the email list send a message to: scmedievalists@gmail.com.

The inaugural group meeting will be held in Clemson, SC on September 24, 2016.